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The personal injury attorneys of Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements. Est 1960.

We Help After an Accident or Abuse

We Help After an Accident or Abuse

The personal injury attorneys of Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements. Est 1960.

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We are open and ready to help…
We have modified our office to help with social distancing. We are able to see clients inside or outside the office, or by video or telephone conference.
Courts are beginning to reopen, and insurance companies are resuming normal business. We are here for you and happy to help with insurance issues, medical bills and everything else.

Over $70 Million

Awards and settlements collected for child victims of sexual abuse across Connecticut involving priests, clergy, teachers, coaches and family members.

$6.2Million

Landmark verdict holding an off-duty police officer responsible for failing to prevent a fatal drunk driving accident.

$6Million

Recovered award for family after proving the medical manufacturer knew about the faulty oxygen machine that killed a patient.

$5.39Million

Won settlement for truck accident victim by taking the case before the superior court after trucking company filed for bankruptcy.

$2.1Million

Largest verdict in Connecticut history involving serious injuries after a motorcycle accident.

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  4.  » Nursing home abuse claims can be stalled by rollback of law

Connecticut residents and those across the U.S. with loved ones in a nursing home need to know that federal requirements could be in flux. A new rule that was meant to protect the elderly in nursing homes might be rolled back, which is concerning as elder abuse is sadly prevalent.

In 2016, the Obama administration passed a rule that stopped these facilities from requiring residents and their families to have private arbitration if there was a dispute. This was designed to avoid the courts.

But, nursing homes challenged the law, and it was never officially enacted. And, a new rule would rescind the ban on arbitration. Nonetheless, the new rule was for new contracts and was not retroactive. It also allowed for residents and the facilities to privately agree to arbitration, if they so choose.

While this might not seem like a major issue, it does have an influence on those who might believe there was elder abuse. A legal filing can be pursued, if a loved one in a facility was abused, mistreated, did not receive the proper medication and became ill or died as a result, and more.

Often, families are unaware that these abuses were taking place. The absence of the accountability that comes with the ability to take the facilities to court can be problematic.

Those who believe that there was wrongdoing at a nursing home need to know their rights. The contracts with these facilities are often long with fine print. It can be hard to have a clear understanding of what can and cannot be done. Speaking to a legal professional experienced in nursing home abuse cases can help seek compensation.

Source: time.com, “The Trump Administration Wants to Kill a Rule Protecting Elderly From Nursing Home Abuses,” Megan Leonhardt, June 6, 2017